Articles about Ashwani Lohani
31 Jan 2020India
India will soon bring back around 400 Indians from China's Wuhan, which has been reeling under a deadly coronavirus outbreak.
27 Apr 2019India
On Friday, all domestic and international flights of Air India were affected after the airline suffered a server issue, making passengers angry.
24 Nov 2018India
Travelling between Chennai and Bengaluru might get a lot easier and faster soon.
20 Oct 2018India
At least 60 were killed and 77 injured after a train mowed people reveling in Dussehra celebrations near Amritsar on Friday.
10 Oct 2018India
On Wednesday morning, five coaches, and the engine, of Delhi bound New Farakka Express derailed near Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, killing 5.
06 Sep 2018India
The Railways today announced that it would create an infrastructure to preserve the British-era Patalpani-Kalakund meter gauge rail line which is part of Western Railway's Ratlam division in Madhya Pradesh.
10 Aug 2018India
Women workers of Northern Railway have written to the Railway Board saying that given the lack of changing room for them at most stations, their uniform should be restricted to an apron which can be worn over their regular clothes.
07 Jul 2018India
Thanks to a tweet by a passenger, 26 underage girls who were being trafficked via the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Awadh Express were rescued by the GRP and the RPF.
05 Jul 2018India
In a first of its kind initiative, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) now allows passengers to live-stream base kitchens to see how the food served on trains is actually prepared.
04 Jul 2018India
The Indian Railways has announced exam details for 1.16L posts, for which it has received 2.27cr applications.
28 Jun 2018India
Earlier this month, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took heed of the ongoing train delays and warned top zonal officials: if they didn't improve punctuality within a month, their appraisal would be deferred.
24 May 2018India
The historic passenger train running between Dabhoi and Chandod railway stations in Vadodara district today embarked on its last journey at its usual time at 8 am, to pave way for the conversion of narrow gauge line into broad gauge.
18 May 2018India
With general elections just a year away, the railways has set monthly targets for the completion of its major projects with an aim to finish work in time for the country to go to polls in 2019.
15 May 2018India
As frustrating as train delays are, there will be no signs of its improvement in the coming months, said Railways Board chairman Ashwani Lohani.
05 May 2018India
On one hand, Indian Railways registered one of its best safety records in decades. On the other, its performance in punctuality was abysmal.
Hours after 13 children were killed in UP after their vehicle was hit by a train, the Railways has said that it plans to "completely eliminate" unmanned level crossings by March 31, 2020.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today ordered an inquiry into Kushinagar train-school van accident and announced a compensation of Rs. 2L for the kin of deceased.
The Railways has painted a number of dark blue color train coaches in yellowish tan and teak to give them a vibrant look.
23 Apr 2018India
In a bid to end VIP culture in Railways, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has directed senior officials to address subordinates as 'aap' and do away with 'tum' or 'tu'.
22 Apr 2018India
The Railways has received a whopping 2.5cr applications for its biggest recruitment drive for 90,000 lower-level posts: 47.5L applications for 26,500 Automotive Loco Pilot positions, and 1.89cr for 62,907 Group-D positions (track maintainer, pointsman, switchman, helper, porter).
10 Apr 2018India
Days earlier, data showed that number of accidents in Indian Railways fell to two-digit figures for the first time in 35 years.
01 Apr 2018India
Despite a series of fatal derailments in 2017, the Indian Railways has achieved one of its best safety records in decades this financial year.
02 Mar 2018India
Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has asked officers of the national transporter to think out-of-the-box for better productivity, enhanced earnings, and improved infrastructure.
03 Dec 2017India
The headquarters of Central Railway (CR) will soon move out of Mumbai's iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM), making way for a "world-class rail museum" to preserve the heritage site.
28 Nov 2017India
Senior IAS officer Pradeep Singh Kharola has been appointed as the Chairman and managing director of Air India (AI).
08 Nov 2017India
There was outrage on social media after a video of IndiGo staff dragging and thrashing a passenger at the Delhi Airport went viral.
23 Oct 2017India
Now that former Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani is the Railway Board chairman, he is looking to implement a scheme where railway passengers with unconfirmed tickets can fly to their destination instead.
08 Oct 2017India
Indian Railways has intensified its fight against VIP culture. In an unprecedented move, it has scrapped a 36-year-old protocol that requires general managers to be present at the airport when railway board members are arriving or departing from regional visits.
07 Sep 2017India
Privatization will be supported if the pending allowances are cleared.
23 Aug 2017India
Following the fatal Utkal Express and Kaifiyat Express derailments in four days, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has taken "full moral responsibility".
21 Aug 2017India
The Railways has suspended a senior divisional engineer, a senior section engineer, an assistant engineer and a junior engineer after the Utkal Express derailment that killed 23.
21 Jul 2017Business
A fortnight after the reports first emerged, Air India has solved the mystery of its missing paintings: it has received a lost Jatin Das artwork by courier, sent from a fictitious-address.
20 Jul 2017Business
With the complete overhauling of Air India in the offing, Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani has asked the staff to be ready for a complete change in work culture.
10 Jul 2017India
Air India has stopped serving non-vegetarian meals to economy passengers on domestic flights. Business class passengers can still avail them though.
07 Jul 2017Business
Trouble appears to be a constant companion of the Maharaja. Air India, after many summers of failed revival, is finally prepped up for disinvestment.
30 May 2017India
The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry into the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines saying the merger resulted in heavy losses to Indian taxpayers.
17 Apr 2017India
To tackle the menace of unruly passengers Air India will impose a fine of up to Rs. 15 lakh for unruly passengers who cause delays of 2 hours or more.
17 Apr 2017India
Air India is mulling more autonomy to its airport managers to check incidents of unruly passengers.